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Overview (5)

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died in California, USA
Birth NameRaymond Gilmore Allen
Nickname Uncle Woody
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Raymond Allen was born on March 5, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Darktown Strutters (1975) and Mean Mother (1973). He was married to Barbra Williams. He died on August 10, 2020 in California, USA.

Family (1)

Spouse Barbra Williams (24 August 1963 - 1977)  (divorced)  (3 children)

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Actor who appeared in several popular 70s series. His unusual speech patterns and facial expressions often got him typecast playing drunk characters. He is probably best known for playing Uncle Woody on Sanford and Son (1972). He fell ill for a time in the 1980s and was not seen on television, leading many to believe that he had passed away. However, he had kept a very low profile after retiring from acting. He had lived in Lancaster, California for several years with his daughter until his passing in 2020.
Father of Ta-Ronce Allen. She played Yvonne, Michael's girlfriend on the Good Times (1974).
Lancaster, California 93536 [December 2007]
Friends with Redd Foxx.

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